SwimSwam Podcast

SSPC: Jade Hannah on Maturing Through Training at HPC – Ontario

Jade Hannah describes what swimming consistently with the likes of Penny Oleksiak, Kylie Masse, and more has done for her maturity as an athlete.

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SSPC: Matt Wilson Explains The Work He’s Doing to Recapture the 200 Breast WR

Wilson paces 30.lows in training consistently, indicating that we could see Anton Chupkov’s 2:06.1 WR from 2019 go down come Tokyo. 

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SSPC: Ema Rajic Talks Cal Records, Training in Austin and Representing Croatia

Rajic throws some wisdom in about how swimming can be a lonely sport. She takes the approach of looking up to and making friends with her competitors

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SSPC: Top-20 Ranked Recruit Matt Fallon Explains 1:52 200 Breast in Belton, TX

Fallon explained how he’s been training through COVID and why he likes warming up all the way until 1-2 minutes before he races at meets.

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SSPC: Phoebe Bacon Breaks Down What Gains You Get From Training in a 15yd Pool

Bacon detailed training at her new home in Wisconsin is like and how she got through quarantine, documenting her time training in a 15-year pool. 

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How Swimming Helped Matt Mauser After Losing Wife in Crash with Kobe Bryant

Mauser discusses losing his wife and enduring a pandemic while trying to move through his career as well as raise and teach 3 children (ages 12, 10, and 4)

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SSPC: Ray Looze Breaks Down his New Training Focus at Indiana – Proprioception

Ray’s team are like an Aquatic Research & Development department innovating in eye-popping ways for this delve into mind-body connection

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SSPC: Marathon Swimmer Catherine Breed Details Racing 20+ Mile Ocean Swims

Breed describes her training as well as some of her stories about swimming through jellyfish, in the dark, and in the same waters as sharks.

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SSPC: Elijah Winnington Explains Moving Programs to Train More Distance

He explains how moving to a new program has helped him reignite his swimming as well as why he needed more distance in his training overall.

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SSPC: Swimmer Matthew Marquardt Cycling Across the US to Raise Money for Cancer

Matthew is riding to raise money for pediatric cancer treatment through St. Jude. His goal is to raise $23,000 over the course of his ride, $1000/day.

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SSPC: Claire Adams on Processing the Loss of her Olympic Dream

Adams sifts through the huge loss breaking her hand and missing the 2016 Olympic team was in her life and what it took to bounce back from that.

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SSPC: Kaylee Mckeown Describes 21-Day Training Blocks with 17-on, 4-Off

McKeown re-wrote half of the Australian backstroke record book last year, setting records in the 100 and 200 backs long course and the 200 back short course

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SSPC: Baylor Nelson Breaks Down Super-Competitive North Carolina Swim Scene

Nelson has had some phenomenal swims recently, most notably his epic battles with fellow North Carolina-native Sam Hoover in the 400 IM and 200 IM.

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SSPC: Maxime Rooney on Competing at a High Level Under Pressure

Rooney talks about racing under pressure, a topic in which he references an interview with James Guy about the dominance of his British teammate, Adam peaty.

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SSPC: Claudio Battaglini on the Benefits of Staying with One Coach

Claudio has been a coach of elite athletes for decades, originally training the world’s top triathletes in his home of Brazil.

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